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Where the sea is closing in

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 03:42

The residents of Shishmaref, Alaska know all too well about the risks of living at the sea. Warming temperatures are melting the sea ice and eroding the permafrost, threatening to destroy this tiny village, more than 400 years old. The residents here are grappling now with a question many are likely to face in the future: move from the only home they have ever known, or stay and fight the sea.

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Where the sea is closing in

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 03:42